Puffy Jackets and Flat brimmed hats

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by John Hicks, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. zen leecher aka bill w

    zen leecher aka bill w born to work, forced to fish

    We almost need a thread devoted to "hunting camp faux pas". Nothing worse than a greasy food fart with a "surprise" in it.
  2. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

    I understood this entirely and I'm 56 yrs old. Does that mean I'm hip, smart or immature?

    The coats I could not care less about but the ball caps, man you gotta bend the brim.
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  3. KerryS

    KerryS Ignored Member

    This year I am going with all Wholesale Sports attire. See ya on the water.
  4. atomic dog

    atomic dog Jive Turkey

    Wearing your waders with the zipper in the back is a fashion trend that started in america's prison system. True story!
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  5. Cruik

    Cruik Active Member

    Coal indeed.

    Now I just gotta get me a puffy. Those patagucci jackets look nice, but I can't justify spending that kind of money on something that isn't waterproof and might get ripped apart by a cast if it was gusty out.
  6. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

    Maybe Patagonia will introduce a version for flycasters made from Kevlar?

  7. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

    Ha! If you ever try to "deadleg" me, then I'll break your thumbs!:rolleyes: I don't take kindly to unwelcomed contact.
    I can always get a window open, one way or another, and get some fresh air, too.
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  8. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

    I have several cheap jackets that I alternate wearing, to keep from getting bored.
    Hats? I'm losing the baseball caps, bent or flat, unless I need one to keep the rain off my glasses when wearing a hooded rain jacket. Lately, I usually wear one of my breezer hats, kayking hats, boonie hats, or a hood over a ball cap. Gotta keep the sun off my big ears.
    I wear wool or fleece knit caps when its cold. Pulled down over my ears.
  9. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell Active Member

  10. atomic dog

    atomic dog Jive Turkey

    Puffy coats are so last year.


    (I'm getting way more enjoyment out of this than I should. I really need to go fishing.)
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  11. Dime -
    Make sure you keep that round, stick-on label on the bill of the cap. You're cool if you wear a flat-brimmed cap, but you are ultra-cool if you leave the sticker on. Oh, and I hope you bought it large enough to tuck your ears in under the edge of the cap when you wear it. Then you are super-ultra-cool! All my homies wear 'em that way.
  12. 1morecast

    1morecast Active Member

    Wow 112 posts arguing about what to wear on the river! Sounds like a bunch of teenage girls.:rolleyes:
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  13. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

    puffy jackets are warm as fuck, flat brimmed hats look cool (as long as you take the stickers off).. why do you care?
  14. GAT

    GAT Active Member

    What's your point? :D
  15. Flyborg

    Flyborg Active Member

    I think most of those posts were actually about farts and sexual orientation.
  16. dflett68

    dflett68 Active Member

    "The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior. What demon possessed me that I behaved so well? You may say the wisest thing you can, old man- you who have lived seventy years, not without honor of a kind- I hear an irresistible voice which invites me away from all that. One generation abandons the enterprises of another like stranded vessels." - Thoreau
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  17. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    I was going to chuck all of this bull shit and go fishing. Hell, it's 64 degrees out. The sun is on my back and it's half way warm outside. I was in my shirt sleeves today. But my heart really wasn't in it as I could barely walk.

    Me and the old lady was moving shit out of one storage and putting it into a shed we bought. We figured it out that I've been throwing money down the storage shit hole for over 5 years now at about 6,000 bucks. We now have a storage shed that it 10x16 feet. Hell it's big enough to live in for me..

    I know nobody wants to hear about me, but this shit hole thread showed up and you all keep adding to it. So I put my $.02 here.
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  18. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

  19. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

    how about a picture of the new shed !!!
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  20. atomic dog

    atomic dog Jive Turkey

    It doesn't have a flat roof, does it? Cause all hell will break loose if it does.
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